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  • Sector Deal for construction in Industrial Strategy
    Quantity surveying & construction

    Sector Deal for construction in Industrial Strategy

    Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary Greg Clark launched his long-awaited Industrial Strategy White Paper this week and the good news is that there is a Sector Deal for construction.

  • Climate change and rapid urbanisation
    Planning & development

    Climate change and rapid urbanisation

    As climate change exerts even more of malignant influence on rural livelihoods in the developing world, it really is time to consider how many of these affected nations will deal with what are essentially ‘internally displaced’ climate refugees. What measures can be used to alleviate some of the pressures on land and rapidly growing but unplanned urban environments?

  • Climate refugees, stress and paradigm shifts
    Land use

    Climate refugees, stress and paradigm shifts

    There can be no denying that climate change is real. Perhaps for those of us lucky enough to live in geographies that have avoided some of its more devastating impacts it can seem abstract, but for those parts of the world least able to deal with the effects, the consequences have been disastrous.

  • Fuelling a surveying career around the world
    Quantity surveying & construction

    Fuelling a surveying career around the world

    What would you do after being rejected for a place on your dream project management postgraduate course? How about enrol on a quantity surveying course, get a job with AECOM, move to Canada and oversee the management, design and construction of petrol stations in one of the biggest countries in the world? Kerhys Sterling describes her inspirational journey into surveying.

  • Governing Council election results: 17 UK Elected Seats

    Governing Council election results: 17 UK Elected Seats

    17 UK-based members of the profession are today elected to sit on RICS’ Transitionary Governing Council after a vote held amongst the UK membership of RICS.

  • Data and tech companies: Join our TAP
    Property technology

    Data and tech companies: Join our TAP

    Our Tech Affiliate Program (TAP) gives companies the chance to build a professional profile and receive annual benefits while helping to increase awareness of the impact technology has on the industry.

  • There is a surveying career for everyone
    Business & management

    There is a surveying career for everyone

    Meet Sophia, a 24 year old Commercial Property Manager at ISG, one of the UK’s leading commercial fit out contractors. From Thai and Ethiopian background and raised in South London, she's a co-founding members of CBRE’s Multi-Cultural Network and also sits on the Youth Advisory Board for the British Property Federation. Hear Sophia's story...

  • High-visibility for the built environment at COP23
    Sustainability

    High-visibility for the built environment at COP23

    In recognition of the crucial role the built environment plays in reducing carbon emissions, the buildings sector will enjoy high levels of visibility at this years 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23). The annual climate change conference convened by the United Nations aims to move forward the commitments made at COP21 under the Paris Agreement in 2015. COP23 takes place from 6 to 17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

  • Jonathan Springer: Inspiring school leavers
    Commercial property

    Jonathan Springer: Inspiring school leavers

    The 11th National Apprenticeships Week (NAW) 2018 runs from 5 to 9 March 2018, and what better way to celebrate than to meet apprentice surveyor, Jonathan Springer of JLL.

  • RICS Brexit position statement on infrastructure

    RICS Brexit position statement on infrastructure

    Membership of the EU provides the UK with access to a number of EU funding streams – notably, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF). A loss of these funding streams could have negative consequences for infrastructure investment and development.

  • Preliminary reviews - what you need to know
    APC

    Preliminary reviews - what you need to know

    Stephen Hinson FRICS is an APC assessor and panel chairman who has helped APC professional by evaluating their preliminary reviews and providing guidance prior to their final assessment interview.

  • Innovators and global influencers | World Built Environment Forum Summit 2018

    Innovators and global influencers | World Built Environment Forum Summit 2018

    We look back at the best World Built Environment Forum Summit yet. Where innovators and global influencers arrive in one place to determine the future direction of the built environment.